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OPP investigating bank robbery in Tavistock

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Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a robbery at the Tavistock Scotiabank on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at approximately 3:03 p.m.

Investigation indicates that an unknown male entered the bank and demanded money. A confrontation occurred and the male fled from the building. The backpack worn by the suspect during the robbery was left behind when he fled. The backpack was a black LRG pack with the symbol and the capital letters LRG below it on the pocket portion.

The male suspect is described as follows:

- Male, black

- 5 foot 9 inches

- Age is early 20s

- Slim build

- Wearing grey sweat pants, black puffy short coat, a black hood with a black ball cap peak underneath, black gloves, black shoes and a white shirt.

If you encounter someone matching this description, please use caution and call 9-1-1.

Also seen in the area around the time of the incident was a newer pickup truck described as follows:

- White, Dodge 2500/3500 series

- 2009 or newer model

- 5’1/2 box

- 4 door mega cab

- Running boards

- Single wheel rear

- After market roof lights, sunroof and bug deflector

Any person with information regarding the person(s), or vehicle(s) involved in this incident should immediately contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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